Databases

The AAS Library subscribes to several online databases.

Contact the library for the username and password, as they cannot be posted on a public site.

Use MyBib to create projects and cite your sources. It allows you to add all sorts of sources (from website, to book, to anything in between) and helps keep you organized. It works in any style, and you can translate styles throughout the process.

When you are finished, you can download your entire bibliography, all organized and formatted correctly, and see the in-text citations for each source. Easily, the most useful citation maker we have seen.

ABC-CLIO is a rich source for any historical research.

There are four databases in this suite:

Geography, World at War, World History: Ancient and Medieval Eras, World History: The Modern Era

ABDO

ABDO has non-fiction books for younger readers.

https://www.brainpop.com/

BrainPop, BrainPopJr, BrainPop Espanol, BrainPop Francais

Brainpop has videos on all sorts of topics, as well as games and activities.

http://school.eb.co.uk/

Britannica Encyclopedia School Edition

Britannica Encyclopedia is easy to browse, and a great source of information for lower to upper levels.

CultureGrams

CultureGrams has information about countries and cultures for student research.

Curiosity Stream

Curiosity stream has a variety of informational videos and documentaries for student and teacher use.

The log in email is library@aas.ru, with the same password as the other databases.

EBSCOHost

Use the normal password and add 2020!

The EBSCOHost suite has a variety of databases:

Academic Search Elite

ERIC (Education Resource Information Center), Professional Development Collection

History Reference Center, Literary Reference Center, Science Reference Center

Gale Cengage Databases

There are three Gale Databases that are excellent for student research:

Opposing Viewpoints in Context

Psychology Collection

Gale in Context: High School

http://www.geographyalltheway.com/

Geography All the Way

See geography resources from all levels, particularly from Diploma and IGCSE.

JSTOR

JSTOR is a college-level database that is ideal for Diploma research in all forms.

Newsbank

Find articles in current magazines and newspapers, including the Moscow Times, the Financial Times, and a variety of newspapers around the world.

New York Times

Create an account with the New York Times here while you are on campus, then enjoy logging in anywhere or using their phone app. Create an account here using your @aas.ru email address.

Check out the NY Times Time Machine (their full archive from 1851 to 2002).

Pebble Go: The Emergent Reader Solution

Search for information in the following subjects: Animals, Science, Biographies, Social Studies, Dinosaurs and Animales (en espanol)

TumbleBook Library

Read picture books and non-fiction books online with this site.

World Book Encyclopedia

Find encyclopedia articles about all topics and browse resources.

Special Feature!

See the Grade 6 Travel Websites.

Grade 6 students have created websites and brochures for cities that are direct flights from Moscow. See the full list here and click on the links to reach their sites. See more in the library and in the travel section of the library.

http://www.activehistory.co.uk/

Active History

Teacher Resource - Find resources about history through the ages, from Ancient to Modern.

Safari Montage

Only accessible on AAS Campus. Stream a variety of videos about many topics.

Teachers, please use your individual username/password to login.